May 28, 2016 1 min read

Forbes the homepage for the world's business leaders, put Slyde Handboards in the business spotlight.

The headline rang:
"Shark Tank: Ashton Kutcher And Mark Cuban Catch The Wave Of The Future In Surfing"

A future that looks very bright and shiny for Slyde Handboards  and their "big kahuna" investors Ashton Kutcher and Mark Cuban, who invested $200,000 for a 22% stake in the San Clemente based handboard company.

"A company never made a profit until appearing on Shark Tank. Thanks to the show, they expect to ride $1 million in sales this year. Slyde mostly sells online and has 40 U.S. retailers, a U.K. distributor and a Spain distributor."

Journalist Ky Trang Ho ask Steve & Angela Watts a series of interesting & hard hitting questions, including: 

  • How did you come up with the idea for your business?
  • How much did you invest in your business?  How did you get the money to start your business initially?

CLICK HEREto Read the full Forbes article on Slyde Handboards

Michelle Michalak
Michelle Michalak

Michelle's diploma reads BA Psychology with a minor in English, and her license plate reads #CaliforniaDreaming4Life. She begin her career in the NYC fashion industry working with fashion and internet pioneer, However, due the constant "nagging" of her entrepreneurial spirit, her crush on surfing, and hardcore love for the ocean, she chosen to call San Diego home for the past 10 years. On the west coast she 's chased waves & enlightenment working alongside "Gurus" in the online marketing & personal development industries. It in May 2012 she found her true Zen & Stoke, and joined the Slyde Handboards Team.